Pineapple Sage

Salvia elegans

SKU
40026
A fragrant, perennial herb for garden or patio with showy scarlet-red flowers in late summer. The blooms contrast nicely against bright, pineapple-scented yellow green foliage. Crushed leaves have the aroma and taste of pineapple, used to make tea, potpourri, jams and jellies.
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Once established in the landscape, requires only occasional watering. Water container plants when the top 2-3 in. of soil is dry

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Botanical PronunciationSAL-vee-uh ELL-eh-ganz
Average Size at Maturity3-4' tall x 3-4' wide
Bloom TimeLate summer to fall
Design IdeasA beautiful addition to herb gardens, mixed borders and containers.
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorRed
Garden StyleCottage, Mediterranean, Rustic
Growth HabitRounded
Growth RateFast
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Mass Planting, Poolside, Rock Garden, Cutting Garden
Light NeedsFull sun
Special FeatureAttracts Butterflies, Attracts Hummingbirds, Easy Care, Edible, Waterwise
Water NeedsLow
Watering NeedsOnce established in the landscape, requires only occasional watering. Water container plants when the top 2-3 in. of soil is dry

Thrives in average, well drained soil. Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Watering can be reduced after establishment. Feed with a slow-release fertilizer when new growth begins in spring.

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This Plant's Growing Zones: 8 - 10

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